Rockfax Description
Climb a slabby pillar to a boulder-covered ledge. The upper wall gives one hard move above some low runners. © Rockfax

fuzzysheep01 10/Oct Solo O/S
the power 25/Sep Solo
Pete_Frost 08/Aug Solo O/S
Dan Hostford 23/May Solo O/S
staceyjg 15/May 2nd O/S

Quite tough for the short and weak! 😀

with Richard kendrick, Chris Gardner
bwestwood 13/May Solo
Tom Seccombe 10/May Solo O/S
with Elliot Spooner
Hidden 10/May 2nd
Hidden 19/Apr 2nd O/S
Hidden 19/Apr -
dr_botnik 11/Mar Solo O/S
the power 11/Mar Solo O/S

Onsite retro flash

with rob
Hidden ??/2015 -
Tom Keaveny 09/Nov/14 2nd O/S
MarkRoe 09/Nov/14 Lead O/S
WillDoyle 05/Nov/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 02/Nov/14 Lead O/S
Jake Young 29/Sep/14 Solo O/S
Hidden 14/Sep/14 Lead O/S
simon1965 10/Sep/14 Solo

Quite a good problem and one I've not done before which is a bonus.

Senna 30/Aug/14 Lead O/S
Andy Fielding 24/Aug/14 2nd
with Tim Green, Paul Wright
goddamm7 24/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with tim green, andy fielding
Nick1812P 09/Aug/14 Solo O/S
MrBIond 17/Jul/14 Solo
mrteale 17/Jul/14 Solo O/S
with MrBlond
morganator 14/Jul/14 Solo
robman 22/Jun/14 Solo O/S
andy.smythe 02/Jun/14 Lead
Dimart 02/Jun/14 2nd O/S

First part easy, slightly more difficult second stage.

with Andy
Hidden 05/May/14 -
marcduhig 05/May/14 Solo O/S
Maynard 04/May/14 -
with Thomas Hume
t_hume ?/May/14 -
Hidden 23/Apr/14 Lead
Hidden 19/Apr/14 2nd rpt
MPSBunny 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S

Ridiculous. An unprotected move with a ledge just beneath it. After pulling up the expected hold does not appear!

jshields 30/Mar/14 2nd

Previos solo'00.

TonyF 30/Mar/14 Lead
Dan Hostford 02/Feb/14 Solo O/S
TimG 08/Jan/14 Lead O/S
Dan Arkle ??/2014 -
Alex Whitmore 23/Nov/13 Lead O/S
with Temssy Raj
mapperley samurai 29/Sep/13 Lead
with Ben Moss
Jimbo C 21/Sep/13 Solo O/S

Disjointed climbing but a nice move onto the top arete.

alaster tonge 20/Sep/13 Solo
TimPerkin 20/Sep/13 TR
with Mike Porter, Richard Harris
Mr. K 08/Sep/13 Lead O/S
with Ollie
Hidden 19/Jun/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 03/May/13 Lead O/S
valentinesbabe 01/May/13 2nd O/S

Nice climb...not as tricky as it first looks

Tithe Technique 01/May/13 TR O/S
charley 01/May/13 Lead O/S
with Ange, Kev
anthonydouglas 29/Apr/13 2nd

one move up second tier

Hidden 29/Apr/13 Lead
JakeWShaw 23/Apr/13 Lead O/S

Didn't have the small wires so felt like a solo/boulder problem above "gear"

with Shaun
shaunhumphreys 23/Apr/13 2nd O/S
shaun walby 01/Apr/13 Lead O/S
with Mick
Hardcore Pat 04/Mar/13 Solo rpt
pie_eater_pete 03/Mar/13 Solo O/S
with bwestwood
bwestwood 03/Mar/13 Solo
with pete sargeant
Hidden 17/Feb/13 Solo O/S
jack01 07/Feb/13 Lead O/S

A one move wonder route

ianstevens 09/Jan/13 Lead O/S
Hidden 18/Nov/12 2nd O/S
Andrew Lodge 18/Nov/12 Lead O/S

A bit of a one move wonder but it's an interesting move!

with Steve
deacondeacon 27/Jul/12 Solo O/S
dannyboy83 14/Jul/12 Solo O/S
Macleod 14/Apr/12 2nd
with Mehmet
Hidden 27/Mar/12 Solo O/S
Scott Dunkley 17/Mar/12 -
tompilgrem 21/Feb/12 2nd rpt
with Dad
bobpilgrem 21/Feb/12 Lead β
with Tom
Dibdawg 26/Dec/11 Solo
charlietorrance 19/Nov/11 Lead RP
wi11 19/Nov/11 Solo O/S
Falko 19/Oct/11 Lead O/S

Bold moves above halfway ledge.

with Steve M
Hidden 13/Oct/11 Solo O/S
al123 24/Aug/11 Solo
gianpaolo 15/Aug/11 2nd O/S

Basically a short boulder problem, not much of a climb..

with Sarah
wishicud climbHVS 27/Jul/11 Lead O/S

One high move.

with Ash Crazy fool Green
robblowen 23/Jul/11 2nd β
with Munch
munch88 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with rob
Daniel Heath 28/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Small wires but fairly safe.

Hidden 18/Jun/11 Solo
Chunky Chimp 10/Jun/11 2nd O/S
waydan ?/Jun/11 2nd
Jenn Porter 28/May/11 Lead

clean - climb a set of stairs up to a 5a move and then top out :)

phil.cheeseman 26/Apr/11 Lead
with Jonny Cox
PeteH 18/Apr/11 Solo O/S
Byronius Maximus 29/Jan/11 Lead O/S
with Andy Winter
Hidden 29/Jan/11 2nd O/S
uphillnow ??/2011 -
Hidden ?/Dec/10 -
Hidden 09/Oct/10 2nd
John Lewis 05/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Zygoticgema 05/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with The Accused
Hidden 29/Aug/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 29/Aug/10 Lead O/S
tompilgrem 05/Aug/10 Lead O/S

Some good small wires (brass offsets) in crack below crux move

with Dad
bobpilgrem 05/Aug/10 2nd

Good commiting lead by Tom

with Bob/Tom
James_D 19/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Esther
Fat Tim 25/Jun/10 Lead O/S
andrewroberts 31/May/10 2nd β
dimwit18 31/May/10 Solo O/S
JamesBritton 31/May/10 TR O/S
with Dimi
SamuelHarris 31/May/10 TR O/S
crack 30/May/10 2nd
with simon
Hidden 20/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 16/May/10 Solo O/S
AJ007 16/May/10 Solo
migs493 07/Apr/10 2nd β
with Jon L
Hidden 04/Apr/10 2nd O/S
Danny Crump 21/Mar/10 2nd O/S
with Andrew Porter, Bernie Sosin
Hidden 21/Mar/10 Lead O/S
thomasmouse 21/Mar/10 Lead

Gear is pointless

Hidden ??/2010 Lead O/S
buxtoncoffeelover ??/2010 2nd
raptorheli 14/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with terryb
Maxim2023 15/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with Matt Smith
Climber1806 15/Sep/09 Lead O/S

Small gear placement so low not worth it should be a solo!

with Max Edwards
TerryB 14/Sep/09 2nd O/S
with raptorheli
Hidden 10/Sep/09 Lead
Zoomer 22/Aug/09 Lead

Two move wonder.

Jules 210681 22/Aug/09 2nd
Hardcore Pat 02/Jun/09 Solo O/S
gg4419 ?/Jun/09 Solo O/S
garywong 26/Apr/09 Solo O/S
Reds 19/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Graham
Hidden 17/Apr/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 20/Feb/09 Solo
john lynch 28/Nov/08 Solo


with matt bennett
Matt Bennett 28/Nov/08 Solo O/S


fatbuoybazza 17/Oct/08 2nd O/S
with daveyw
Hidden 17/Oct/08 Lead
JackMountains 25/Sep/08 Solo O/S
frankcp87 23/Sep/08 Solo O/S
Brown 10/Sep/08 Solo O/S
petemeads 29/Aug/08 Solo
SteveM 11/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Gareth
hailtryfan ?/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Costas
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden 10/Oct/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 04/Oct/07 Lead
Hidden 18/Sep/07 Lead O/S
Hidden 03/Sep/07 Solo O/S
tom.e 21/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Will Nash
littledave 01/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with Ian Parkhouse
craig matheson ?/Apr/07 Solo
Graeme Hammond 02/Mar/07 Solo O/S
Hidden 03/Feb/07 Solo O/S
Chris the Tall 03/Feb/07 Solo O/S
Nicos 27/Jan/07 Solo O/S
with solo
Hidden ??/2007 -
Pete Horn ??/2007 Lead O/S

Only really one move which makes it VS 5a, but i liked that move

with Jon
Hidden ??/2007 Lead O/S
Pythonist 13/Sep/06 Solo O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/06 Lead RP
Tobias at Home ??/2006 -
Hidden 07/Nov/05 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/2004 Lead
Hidden 17/Aug/03 Lead O/S
Allan Young 11/Aug/02 Lead O/S
with Michelle Ryan
Laramadness 22/Apr/02 Solo
Hidden 21/Apr/02 2nd
DerwentDiluted 20/Apr/02 Solo
Whealiebob 09/Feb/02 2nd
with Chris
Hedley ??/2001 Lead O/S
with Steve Runnacles
Hidden ?/Sep/00 Solo O/S
Blod 11/Jun/00 Lead rpt

What a sandbag at VD.

tlr ??/2000 Solo
Hidden ??/2000 -
Hidden ??/2000 Solo O/S
CrashMat Rob 07/May/99 Solo
with Nicky
Roget 02/Jul/98 Solo O/S
John Eley ?/Nov/97 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1996 -
craig h 18/Nov/95 Solo O/S
Chris Ellis 01/Jun/95 Lead O/S
with Louise Pellett
atom 29/Aug/93 2nd
with Sheila Ellison
J R R Hartley 14/Jun/92 2nd O/S
with Anne Sullivan
nai ??/1992 Solo
goi.ashmore 28/Aug/89 Solo O/S
Iain Thow 13/Jun/87 Solo
Hidden 21/Apr/87 Solo
steve taylor ??/1987 -
steve prior ?/Jun/86 Solo
Ian Clare ??/1985 -
Ian Clare ??/1982 -
Rob Davies ?/Apr/81 Solo
Richard Weller 28/Oct/79 2nd
with Richard White
Chris Terrey ??/1979 Solo
MikeDowsett ??/1978 Lead
Nigel Bond 25/May/77 Lead
with Tony Cuddy
Dave Musgrove 18/Apr/76 Solo
with Tim Leach, Dennis Gray
mikej 04/Oct/73 Solo
with Nigel Sumner
Canyak ??/1973 -
Hidden 01/May/65 Solo
Users with this climb on their wishlist are:
High HVS
High VS
Mid VS
Low VS
High HS
Mid HS
Low HS
Votes cast 27
High 5b
Mid 5b
Low 5b
High 5a
Mid 5a
Low 5a
High 4c
Mid 4c
Low 4c
Votes cast 26
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Style of ascent
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